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Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle Trees for Sale Online
Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle blooms in early summer with bright red flowers. It forms a small tree, with a dense, full shape. The foliage is a true black that contrasts well with the bright red flowers.
Ebony Flames will bloom again in late summer if the first flush of flowers are deadheaded. It has excellent resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew and is perfect to add a shot of summer color in a foundation planting or as an informal hedge.
This flaming myrtle has a broad and upright growing habit with small alternate black leaves that are rounded at the base and are 1” to 2” long.
The Ebony Flame is adaptable to a wide range of soil types, very drought tolerant, and has good resistance to powdery mildew. This eye-catching tree continues to enhance landscapes allowing gardeners everywhere to relish in their pure beauty.
In the South, Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle can easily be grown as a large woody shrub or trained as a small tree with a maximum size of 12' tall.
|Mature Height:||10-12 feet|
|Mature Width:||6 to 8 feet|
|Classification:||mid-sized tree form (10 to 12 feet)|
|Habit:||Deciduous, densely branched, multi-stemmed summer through the first frost|
|Flower Color:||bright red flowers in mid to late summer through the first frost|
|Foliage:||New growth emerges a rich dark purple black|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting|
How to Care for Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle
Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!